Posh are tread­ing wa­ter. Will they sink or swim?

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Sport -

Change the record lads. It’s bro­ken.

Con­vert some scor­ing chances and cut out the de­fen­sive­laps­esandPosh­could yet mount a League One pro­mo­tion challenge.

At the mo­ment the con­sis­tency intheir­in­con­sis­tency means Posh are tread­ing wa­ter in mid-ta­ble.

Thiswasare­alop­por­tu­nity to win for the first time in Septem­ber. Shrews­bury are poor, par­tic­u­larly at home, and they have a man­ager un­der pres­sure, from fans rather than the UK’s ruth­less me­dia.

Posh swarmed all over their hosts in the first-half andyetar­rive­datthein­ter­val with just a set-piece header from mid­fielder Gwion Ed­wards to show for their dom­i­nance.

Mis­fir­ing striker Tom Ni­cholsspurneda­cou­ple­ofearly chances, home goal­keeper Jayson Leutwiler saved well from Mad­di­son and Ryan Tafa­zolli be­foreMad­di­son cracked a post with a ter­rific strike from dis­tance.

For 10 min­utes of the sec­ond-half the Posh pres­sure con­tin­uedright un­til the­mo­ment Leutwiler pulled off a re­mark­able dou­ble save to thwart Ge­orge Mon­cur and Paul Tay­lor. Within 30 sec­onds Ian Black had headed an equaliser and two min­utes later Tafa­zolli had been sent off af­ter con­ced­ing a penalty. Thank­ful­lyLukeMcGee saved Black’s spot-kick andthegamepetered­outinto a dis­ap­point­ing draw.

Ge­orge Mon­cur on the ball for Posh at Shrews­bury.

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